Six dairy operations and a manufacturer of ready-to-eat ice cream cones were recently sent warning letters by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FDA’s letter dated Feb. 3, 2015, to Dutchman’s Bakeshop LLC in Waynesboro, VA, stated that inspectors had found apparent insects and rodent excreta pellets throughout the production area during a Nov. 3-12, 2014, visit to the facility, and that there was also failure to provide adequate screening or other protection against pests. The same problems had been observed during a previous inspection in July 2013, the letter added. While FDA noted that, due to the “apparent
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